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Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students (3rd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 217
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Macmillan Study Skills

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Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills...

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Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills needed to examine cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking and includes essential information on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism. Going beyond the traditional essay, it provides support and guidance on producing care critiques, action plans, portfolios and journal article reviews alongside complex argumentative writing and undergraduate dissertation proposals.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, this is a comprehensive writing toolkit for students of nursing, midwifery, health and social care. Suitable for students of all levels, it is ideal for use in class or for independent study.

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  • Contains numerous practical activities which have been used with real students, along with suggested answers
  • Provides real examples of essay questions and model answers which give students an idea of what their lecturers will expect from them
  • Includes an achievement chart and personal diary to help students track their progress and manage their time effectively



  • A new section on writing systematic reviews and responding to case studies for assessment purposes
  • Extended content on referencing, engaging with sources and critical and argumentative writing, featuring new examples and exercises


Introduction
PART 1: THE ESSENTIALS OF ACADEMIC WRITING
An Introduction to Academic Writing
Exploring Academic Genres
Processes in Academic Writing
PART 2: WRITING GENRES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
How to Write Reflective Texts
How to Write a Care Critique
How to Write an Argument
How to Write Other Genres
PART 3: WORKING WITH TEXTS
Variety in Writing
Avoiding Plagiarism
Referencing Systems
Conclusion: Putting it All Together
Achievement Chart
Glossary of Key Terms
Further Readings and Resources
Suggested Answers to Activities
References
Index.

A vibrant and practical learning resource for student nurses and midwives who are keen to develop their academic writing. Now in its third edition, Gimenez's book is an indispensable aid memoir that will give you the confidence to succeed in writing and accompany you on the road to success. (Sarah McNamara, Liverpool John Moores University, UK)
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Julio Gimenez is Head of the University of Westminster’s Professional Language Centre, where he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in English language and academic literacy. His research interests are in the areas of academic literacies, workplace communication and narrative discourse. His publications have appeared in international journals as well as edited collections.


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Julio Gimenez is Head of the University of Westminster’s Professional Language Centre, where he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in English language and academic literacy. His research interests are in the areas of academic literacies, workplace communication and narrative discourse. His publications have appeared in international journals as well as edited collections.


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